Friday, 11/15/2019

Meet the Filmmakers: ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

Interview with director Tuna Kaptan

Meet the Filmmakers: ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

Director Tuna Kaptan


What would be the teaser text for your film ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER??

A man locks up his rebellious mother with barbed wire to protect her from worse.

Where does the inspiration for your film come from?

From Turkish reality, in which you can be put in prison for six years for sending self-made wool pullovers.

Which three people from film and television would you like to spend an evening with? Why? And what are you doing?

With Luis de Funes, Buster Keaton and the Coen brothers (a fusion of both). I'd like to discuss the urgency of humorous narration! In addition Pastis, Beaujolais and Pistachios...

What's your favorite film quote?

"I didn’t ask for Santana Abraxas. I didn’t listen to Santana Abraxas. I didn’t do anything." A SERIOUS MAN, Coen Brothers

For which film would you like to shoot the sequel?


What is your favourite film - officially and secretly?

HEAD-ON, secretly: everything by Mr. Bean

What was your favorite film festival experience so far?

An Austrian festival in the Alps, where the jury came on stage after the screenings and "graded" the films with signs from 1-6.

Keyword "Munich". What comes to your mind first?

The first German soviet socialist republic! (for four weeks)